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Welfare Centre Manager
Occupation in demand Occupation in demand Specialised occupation Specialised occupation

Also known as Welfare Project Manager.

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates a centre, program or project concerned with social welfare support.


Tasks Include:


  • providing overall direction and management for the service, facility, organisation or centre
  • developing, implementing and monitoring procedures, policies and standards for medical, nursing, allied health and administrative staff
  • coordinating and administering health and welfare programs and clinical services
  • monitoring and evaluating resources devoted to health, welfare, recreation, housing, employment, training and other community facilities and centres
  • controlling administrative operations such as budget planning, report preparation, expenditure on supplies, equipment and services
  • liaising with other health and welfare providers, boards and funding bodies to discuss areas of health and welfare service cooperation and coordination
  • advising government bodies about measures to improve health and welfare services and facilities
  • representing the organisation in negotiations, and at conventions, seminars, public hearings and forums
Job prospects for Health and Welfare Services Managers in Victoria

Occupations in the Health and Welfare Services Managers group include Health and Welfare Services Managers (other), Medical Administrator, Nursing Clinical Director, Primary Health Organisation Manager and Welfare Centre Manager.

Employment prospects
Skills shortage: this occupation needs more skilled workers now. There are currently 5,100 Health and Welfare Services Managers in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this occupation is expected to grow. Employment prospects for the next five years are stable.

Average weekly wage
$2,383.40

Hourly earnings
$58.80

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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